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POLITICS

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Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley, Mahagathbandhan, Coalition politics

Lok Sabha 2019: Why India intrinsically votes for coalitions

Majority governments have been the exception, not the norm in India. There are multiple reasons to explain why the Indian voter likes it this way.

POLITICS

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Congress alliances, Priyanka gandhi vadra, Lok Sabha election 2019, Mahagathbandhan

Mission 272 With Rajdeep Sardesai: Top 10 reasons why Narendra Modi is the clear front runner in 2019

Elections are both a marathon and a steeplechase. And here's why PM Modi is ahead at the moment.

HUMOUR

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Mamata vs cbi, Lok Sabha election 2019, Mahagathbandhan, Mamata Banerjee

Bura na mano, Didi hai! Twitter turns a lean, mean meme-machine as Mamata Banerjee and the CBI clash in Kolkata

Bengal means business, and Twitter means memes. We've got you the best right here.

POLITICS

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Mahagathbandhan, Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav

Why Akhilesh Yadav is willing to step back to accommodate Bua Mayawati's demands

Despite the newfound bonhomie, the two leaders are very different in terms of experience, style of functioning and ideology.

POLITICS

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Mahagathbandhan, Third Front, Mayawati, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Rise of the Third Front: Is Mayawati on the way to becoming PM in 2019?

Personal feuds — and in some cases, rival ambitions — seemingly no longer matter in the game of political survival. But can Behenji make it in this high-stakes battle?

POLITICS

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AAP, Narendra Modi, BJP, Lok Sabha polls 2019

Lok Sabha 2019 polls: Why regional parties are distancing themselves from the Congress

From Akhilesh-Mayawati to Mamata and AAP, why are state players suddenly giving Congress the cold shoulder?

POLITICS

 |  Right foot forward  |  5-minute read
Mahagathbandhan, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Why it's an all-out-war for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

There is no love lost on any side with the battle lines so sharply drawn. But amidst the polarisation and bitter divisiveness, there are also signs of hope.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Mahagathbandhan, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, SP-BSP alliance

When Tejashwi met Akhilesh and Mayawati. How the opposition is using Modi's strategies to defeat the BJP in 2019

Taking a leaf from the PM's game plan of strategic alliances, the opposition may spring a major surprise in 2019.

POLITICS

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Mahagathbandhan, Narendra Modi, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Ews reservation

10% reservation for the EWS is Modi government's desperate bid to stay relevant in 2019

The BJP knows it is facing an uphill task in 2019 and desperately needs a new carrot to dangle in front of its supporters.

POLITICS

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Mahagathbandhan, Rahul Gandhi, 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi

Ayodhya, Rafale, Mahagathbandhan: Five takeaways from PM Modi's interview

In all, credit should go to the PM for finally turning his 56-inch chest to face tough questions and answering them patiently and with grace.